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Aviation Alerts and Advisories

Service Bulletin 1570: GAD 43e Expansion Board software version 2.31 update for Part 23 AML STC SA02153LA-D

  CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA02153LA-D COMPLIANCE: Mandatory: For all aircraft that have a G500/G600 Integrated Flight Deck System interfaced to a KFC 275 or KFC 325 autopilot system that includes altitude capture (ALTC) mode and vertical speed (VS) control from the G500/G600 Primary Flight Display (PFD). Optional: For all other aircraft, this STC Service Bulletin may be incorporated … Continued

Discontinued Repair Service for GPS 150XL, GPS 155XL, GNC 250XL, and GNC 300XL Displays

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:  The GPS 150XL, GPS 155XL, GNC 250XL, and GNC 300XL products are affected. DISCUSSION:  Effective 9/1/15, display repair services will be discontinued for the products listed above.  We sincerely regret discontinuing service or support on any Garmin product.  However, a number of components required for the manufacture and/or repair of essential display subassemblies … Continued

Discontinued Repair Service for GPSMAP 495 and GPSMAP 496 units

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:  GPSMAP 495, GPSMAP 496 ISSUE:  Effective immediately, repair services are discontinued for the products listed above.  Applicable databases will still be available for download from www.FlyGarmin.com.  We sincerely regret discontinuing service or support on any Garmin product. However, a number of components required for the manufacture and/or repair of essential subassemblies within the … Continued

Service Bulletin 1546: Flight Stream 110/210 TSO Software Upgrade to Version 2.30

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Optional: This Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PRODUCTS AFFECTED: Flight Stream 110/Flight Stream 210 PURPOSE: This Service Bulletin announces the availability of Flight Stream 110/210 Software Version 2.30.  Flight Stream 110/210 Software Version 2.30 contains the following changes from Version 2.20: Added support for sending … Continued

Service Bulletin 1525B : GTR 225/GNC 255 Software Upgrade to Display Software Version 2.11 and COM Software Version 2.20

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Optional SYSTEM: GTR225 / GTR225A / GTR225B / GNC255A / GNC255B PURPOSE: This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GTR 225/GNC 255 Display Software Version 2.11, USB Software Version 2.02, COM Software Version 2.20, and COM FPGA Version 2.4.  Display Software Version 2.11/USB Software Version 2.02 contain the following changes from Display Software Version … Continued

Service Bulletin 1519: GNS 480 (CNX80) Software Upgrade to Version 2.4 with GPS Software Upgrade to Version 5.1

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:  TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE:  Optional: except as noted below, the modification is at the owner/operator’s discretion.  Mandatory: for installations that include GNS 480 (CNX80) units interfaced to GTX 33ES/330ES units. SYSTEM:  GNS 480 (CNX80) with Garmin Part No. 430-6100-8xx-xxx. PURPOSE:  This Service Bulletin announces the availability of new GNS 480 (CNX80) Software Version 2.4 … Continued

Service Bulletin 1521: STC SA01229SE GNS 480 (CNX 80) Part 23 AML STC v2.4 Software Update

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC Authorization COMPLIANCE: Optional: except as noted below, the modification is at the owner/operator’s discretion. Mandatory: for installations that include GNS 480 (CNX80) units interfaced to GTX 33ES/330ES units. SYSTEM: GNS 480 (CNX80) with Garmin Part No. 430-6100-8xx-xxx.  PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of approval of Master Data List Revision L which approves GNS … Continued

Service Bulletin 1524: STC SA02153LA-D G500/G600 System Software Upgrade to GDU 620 Version 7.00

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:  Refer to the APPROVAL Section of STC SB1524 COMPLIANCE:  Optional SYSTEM:  G500 and G600 PURPOSE:  This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of the STC SA02153LA-D, G600 MDL Revision N and G500 MDL Revision 1 for the following: Enhanced MFD graphics and terrain resolution. New MFD functions include; Smart Airspace, airspace altitudes, Geo-Referenced FliteCharts, … Continued

Service Bulletin 1520: Software Upgrade for G500/G600: GDU 620 v7.00, GAD 43e v2.30, and GRS 77 v3.04

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Optional SYSTEM: G500 and G600 PURPOSE: This Software Service Bulletin announces the availability of GDU 620 Software Version 7.00, GAD 43e Software Version 2.30, and GRS 77 Software Version 3.04 for G500/G600 systems (GRS software version 3.04 was previously available for G500 systems only).  GDU 620 Software Version 7.00 contains many changes from version … Continued

Service Bulletin 1522: Flight Stream 110/210 Software Upgrade to Version 2.20

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Optional SYSTEM: Flight Stream 110/210 PURPOSE: This Service Bulletin announces the availability of Flight Stream 110/210 Software Version 2.20.  Flight Stream 110/210 Software Version 2.20 contains the following changes from Version 2.12: Added support for new GDL69 receivers compatible with the updated SiriusXM G4 satellite network. Added support for transmitting GPS altitude information from … Continued

Service Bulletin 1526: GTN 635/650/750 Software Upgrade to COM Software Version 2.20

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:  TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE:  Optional SYSTEM:  GTN635 / GTN650 / GTN750 PURPOSE:  This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GTN 635/650/750 COM Software Version 2.20 and COM FPGA Version 2.4.  GTN 6XX/7XX COM Software Version 2.20/FPGA Version 2.4 contain the following changes from COM Software Version 2.13/FPGA Version 2.2: Reduced noise burst (“Squelch Tail”) … Continued

Service Bulletin 1509: GMX 200 Multi-Function Display Software Upgrade to Version 2.14

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Optional: the decision to modify is at the owner’s discretion, except for GMX 200 units that are interfaced to GDL 69/69A units, in which case it is mandatory. SYSTEM: GMX 200 Standard, GMX 200 Traffic, GMX 200 Radar, GMX 200 Radar/Traffic PURPOSE: This Service Bulletin announces the availability of new GMX 200 Software Version … Continued

Service Bulletin 1470: G500H System Software for GDU 620 Software Version 5.01

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Optional SYSTEM: G500H PURPOSE: G500H software version 5.01 includes the following changes from v4.01: Add Radar Altimeter A429 input, PFD display, and visual and aural minimum altitude alerting Add display of system message when interfaced traffic system is in standby while airborne Add support for AOPA’s Airport Facility Directory database Download 1470A_ASDN

Service Bulletin 1501: GDL 88 Software Upgrade to System Software Version 3.20

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Optional for all GDL 88 units. PURPOSE:  This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GDL 88 System Software Version 3.20. GDL 88 System Software Version 3.20 contains the following changes from Version 3.00: Support for GDL 84/Helicopter variants Support for GDL 84/Helicopter variants Support for ADS-B GPS output interfaces Improvements for GTS 8xx … Continued

Service Bulletin 1466 Rev B: GTN 6XX/7XX Software Upgrade to Main Software Version 5.13 and GMA 35 Audio Software Version 3.10

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Optional PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GTN625 / GTN635 / GTN650 / GTN725 / GTN750 / GMA35 PURPOSE: This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 5.13 and GMA 35 Software Version 3.10, GMA 35 ARC Database Version 3.10, and GMA Region List Version 3.10. Download 1466B_ASDN

Service Bulletin 1474: STC SA01933LA-D 400W/500W Part 23 AML STC GNS v5.20 Software Update, Flight Stream 210

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA01933LA-D COMPLIANCE: Optional SYSTEM: GPS400W / GNC420W / GNS430W / GPS500W / GNS530W / Flight Stream 210 PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of approval of Master Drawing List Revision J which approves GNS software version 5.20.  GNS software version 5.20 adds support for the Flight Stream 210.  This STC now provides installation approval for … Continued

Service Bulletin 1461: GNS 400W/500W Series Software Upgrade to Main Software Version 5.20

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Optional SYSTEMS: GPS400W, GNC420W, GNC420AW, GNS430W, GNS430AW, GPS500W(TAWS), GNS530W(TAWS), GNS530AW(TAWS) PURPOSE: GNS 400W/500W Series main software version 5.20 includes the following changes: Added support for Garmin Flight Stream 210, providing data including flight plan (input/output) and GPS position to mobile devices over Bluetooth. Added support for the Vivisun tri-state HTAWS external annunciator to differentiate … Continued

Service Bulletin 1439: AML STC SA01714WI GTX 330/33 Software Version 7.04 Update

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:  STC SA01714WI COMPLIANCE:  Mandatory PRODUCT AFFECTED:  GTX 330/33 installed per AML STC SA01714WI Master Drawing List 005-00734-04, Revision 3 and earlier. PURPOSE:  This Service Bulletin provides notification of AML STC SA01714WI Master Drawing List (005-00734-04, Rev 4) with GTX 330/33 software version 7.04.The GTX 330/33 with ADS-B Out AML STC Equipment List, 005-00734-05, … Continued

Service Bulletin 1441: GDL 88 Software Upgrade to System Software Version 3.00

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:  TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE:  Mandatory SYSTEM:  GDL 88 PURPOSE:  This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GDL 88 System Software Version 3.00 and supersedes Software Service Bulletin 1371.  GDL 88 System Software Version 3.00 contains the following changes from Version 2.06: Required update to improve 1090 MHz Mode S Extended Squitter receiver message processing … Continued

Service Bulletin 1435: Software Version 7.04 available for GTX 23, GTX 33(D)(ES)(H), and GTX 330(D)(ES) products

COMPLIANCE:  Mandatory SYSTEM:  GTX 23, GTX 33(D)(ES)(H), & GTX 330(D)(ES) not installed in a Garmin Integrated Flight Deck system (G1000, G1000H, G950, G900X, Cirrus Perspective™, and Embraer Prodigy® Integrated Flight Deck Systems) PURPOSE:  This Service Bulletin incorporates new unit Software Version 7.04 for GTX 23, GTX 33(D)(ES)(H), & GTX 330(D)(ES) units. Software Version 7.04 incorporates … Continued

Service Bulletin 1445: GSM 9100 Mod 3

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:  TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE:  Mandatory SYSTEM:  GSM 9100 PURPOSE:  The three screws on the GSM 9100 baseplate could become loose.  This modification consists of gaining access to the GSM 9100, inspecting for signs of contamination, applying Loctite to the three baseplate screws, and torquing the screws to the indicated torque specification. Download 1445A_ASDN

Service Bulletin 1418: GTN 6XX/7XX STC Software Upgrade to COM Software Version 2.13

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:  STC Authorization COMPLIANCE:  Recommended SYSTEM:  GTN635 / GTN650 / GTN750 PURPOSE: GTN 6XX/7XX COM Software Version 2.13 contains the following changes from Version 2.12: Reduced noise burst (open squelch) that can occur after transmitting, flip-flopping frequencies, or exiting monitor mode when the receiver is set for high sensitivity. The following service documents have … Continued

Service Bulletin 1419: EASA STC 10037574 GTN 650/750 AML STC Replace TVS2 Assembly Fuse for Non-metallic, IFR Aircraft

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:  EASA Validated STC 10037574 Authorization COMPLIANCE:  Mandatory SYSTEM:  GTN625 / GTN635 / GTN650 / GTN725 / GTN750 PURPOSE:     The previous installation data contains directions to install an incorrectly sized fuse related to the TVS2 assembly. The TVS2 assembly provides lightning protection on the power bus to the GTN. The GTN 6XX/7XX Part 23 … Continued

Service Bulletin 1410: GWX 70 Software Version 2.20 and FPGA 1.1 for Non-GX000 Integrated Flight Deck Installations Only

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Recommended SYSTEM: GWX 70 PURPOSE: GWX 70 software version 2.20 and FPGA version 1.1 includes the following enhancements: Mitigates a potential hardware issue when cycling the GWX 70 on and off. Incorporates a configuration item to allow for operation in smaller radomes (e.g. wing mounted radar pods). Allows the GWX … Continued

Service Bulletin 1411: GTS Processor Software v2.21 for Non-GX000 Flight Deck Installations Only

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Optional SYSTEM: GTS 825/GTS 855/GTS 8000 PURPOSE: GTS Processor software version 2.21 includes the following enhancements: Introduces new, increased capability to eliminate traffic alerts for target aircraft on the ground, by adding new ground level determination and calculated height above ground capability using an internal airport database. Reduced aural traffic … Continued

Service Bulletin 1378: Horizontal Stabilizer GMU 44 Magnetometer Installation for G1000 King Air 200/300

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA01535WI-D COMPLIANCE: Optional – May be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. SYSTEM: G1000 King Air B200/B200C, 300/300LW, B300/B300C PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of the STC SA01535WI-D, MDL Revision 16 (200 series aircraft) and Revision 7 (300 series aircraft), for installation of the GMU 44 … Continued

Service Bulletin 1376: GRS 7800 AHRS Installation for G1000 Beechcraft King Air 200/300 aircraft

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA01535WI-D COMPLIANCE: Optional – May be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. SYSTEM: G1000 King Air 200/200C, B200/B200C, 300/300LW, B300/B300C PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of the STC SA01535WI-D, MDL Revision 16 (200 series aircraft) and Revision 7 (300 series aircraft), for installation of the Garmin … Continued

Service Bulletin 1375: Nose bay cooling fan duct installation for G1000 King Air 200/300 aircraft

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA01535WI-D COMPLIANCE: Optional – May be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. SYSTEM: G1000 King Air 200/200C, B200/B200C, 300/300LW, B300/B300C PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of the STC SA01535WI-D, MDL Revision 16 (200 series aircraft) and Revision 7 (300 series aircraft), for installation of the nose … Continued

Service Bulletin 1342: G1000 System Software Version 0985.07 for G1000 King Air 200/300 Series

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA01535WI-D COMPLIANCE: Optional – May be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. SYSTEM: G1000 King Air 200/200C, B200/B200C, 300/300LW, B300/B300C PURPOSE:    This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of the STC SA01535WI-D, MDL Revision 16 (200 series aircraft) and Revision 7 (300 series aircraft) for the following: Adds RNAV … Continued

Service Bulletin 1406: GTN 6XX/7XX Software Upgrade to COM Software Version 2.13

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Recommended. SYSTEM:  GTN635 / GTN650 / GTN750 PURPOSE:GTN 6XX/7XX COM Software Version 2.13 contains the following changes from Version 2.12: Reduced noise burst (open squelch) that can occur after transmitting, flip-flopping frequencies, or exiting monitor mode when the receiver is set for high sensitivity. The following service documents have been … Continued

Service Bulletin 1407: GTR 225/GNC 255 Software Upgrade to COM Software Version 2.13

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Recommended. PURPOSE: COM Software Version 2.13 contains the following changes from Version 2.12: Reduced noise burst (open squelch) that can occur after transmitting, flip-flopping frequencies, or exiting monitor mode when the receiver is set for high sensitivity. The following service documents have been resolved: Corrected issue with the MIC1 and … Continued

Service Bulletin 1373 Rev B: STC SA02119SE GDL 88 Software Version 2.06 Part 23 AML STC update

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:  STC SA02119SE REV B:  Added GNS 400W/500W v5.10 as an approved ADS-B position source.  Updated figures and interconnect diagrams in the installation manual. COMPLIANCE:  Mandatory for all non-diversity GDL 88 units. Mandatory for all GDL 88D units connected to a GTN with Main System software version 5.00 or greater. Optional for all other … Continued

STC SA02015SE-D Part 23 AML STC update G500 System, New Interfaces, and Software Upgrades

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA02015SE-D COMPLIANCE: Mandatory – For software update only.  Optional – All other aspects of this STC data are optional and may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and are not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of the STC SA02015SE-D, MDL Revision 13 for the following software updates: GDU … Continued

GTN 650/GTN 750 Notification of Mod Level 4; GNC 255A/255B Notification of Mod Level 1

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:  TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE:  Mandatory for affected GTN 650, GTN 750, and GNC 255A/255B units to be accomplished by July 31st, 2014. PURPOSE:  An issue has been identified where the affected units may present incorrect VOR or Localizer deviation information.  This may be indicated by an unsteady (wagging) CDI and can result in a … Continued

Service Bulletin 1402: STC SA02019SE-D GTN 650/750 AML STC Replace TVS2 Assembly Fuse for Non-metallic, IFR Aircraft

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:  SA02019SE-D (see Approval section of STC SB1402 for details) COMPLIANCE:  Mandatory. PURPOSE:  The previous installation data contains directions to install an incorrectly sized fuse related to the TVS2 assembly. The TVS2 assembly provides lightning protection on the power bus to the GTN. The GTN 6XX/7XX Part 23 AML STC Installation Manual Revisions 5, … Continued

Service Bulletin 1371: GDL 88 Software Upgrade to System Software Version 2.06

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization (see Approval section of SSB1371 for details) COMPLIANCE Mandatory for non-diversity GDL88 units. PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GDL 88 System Software Version 2.06. GDL 88 System Software Version 2.06 contains the following changes from Version 2.01: Added installer configuration item to enable/disable the top antenna in GDL 88D … Continued

Service Bulletin 1373: STC SA02119SE GDL 88 Software Version 2.06 Part 23 AML STC update

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA02119SE (see Approval section for details) COMPLIANCE Mandatory for all non-diversity GDL 88 units. Mandatory for all GDL 88D units connected to a GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/ GTN 725/GTN 750 with Main System software version 5.00 or greater. Optional for all other installations. Refer to Software Service Bulletin 1371 for warranty information PURPOSE … Continued

Service Bulletin 1382: GTR 225/GNC 255 Software Upgrade to Display Software Version 2.02

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization (see Approval section of SSB1382 for details) COMPLIANCE Mandatory: This Software Service Bulletin must be accomplished for installations utilizing the NMEA RS 232 interface to an external EFIS/PFD, excluding G500/G600 systems. Optional: For all other installations, this Software Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. … Continued

Service Bulletin 1368: Software Upgrade for GDU 620 Software Version 6.21 and GAD 43e Software Version 2.20

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization (see Approval section of SSB1368 for details) COMPLIANCE This Service Bulletin is mandatory and is warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE This Software Service Bulletin announces availability GDU 620 Software Version 6.21 and GAD 43e Software Version 2.20. Software Updates: GDU 620 Software Version 6.21 contains the following changes from version 6.11: KAS 297 altitude preselector … Continued

Service Bulletin 1367: STC SA02153LA-D G600 System, New Interfaces, RVSM, and Software Upgrades for GDU 620 Software Version 6.21 and GAD 43e Software Version 2.20 Part 23 AML STC update

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: G600 AML STC, SA02153LA-D (see Approval section of STC SB1367 for details) COMPLIANCE Mandatory for software update only: The STC data (refer to the REFERENCES section) provides installation approval of the software update required by Software Service Bulletin 1368. Optional: All other aspects of this STC data are optional and may be incorporated at the … Continued

Service Bulletin 1374: GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Part 23 AML STC Update v5.00

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA02019SE-D MDL Revision 10 (see Approval section for details) COMPLIANCE Optional: This STC Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of amendment of STC SA02019SE-D. This STC amendment approves GTN main software version 5.00 and GMA software version 3.07, as well … Continued

Service Bulletin 1380: Installations of systems displaying VOR information using the GNC 255’s RS-232 NMEA output

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization (see Approval section of SB1379 for details) COMPLIANCE Mandatory PURPOSE If the GNC 255 RS-232 Serial Port is configured to output ‘NMEA’ data, the CDI on an EFIS/PFD using this data will deflect in the wrong direction when the GNC is tuned to a VOR and the TO/FROM flag indicates FROM. Additional … Continued

Service Bulletin 1377: GTS 800/GTS 820/GTS 850 Software Version 3.00

COMPLIANCE Optional: This Software Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretionand is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE GTS 8XX software version 3.00 improves bearing accuracy performance installed with smaller than ideal antenna ground planes. DESCRIPTION Software Service Bulletin 1377 provides instructions to upload GTS 8XX software version 2.00 to the GTS 8XX unit. AFFECTED PRODUCTS GTS … Continued

Service Bulletin 1369: GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Software Upgrade to Main Software Version 4.00, COM Software Version 2.12, GMA 35 Audio Software Version 3.05 and Auxiliary Grammar for Helicopters Version 2.20 for Rotorcraft Installations

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization (see Approval section of SSB1369 for details) COMPLIANCE This Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GMA 35 Auxiliary Grammar for Helicopters Version 2.20 and reiterates the availability of GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 4.00, COM … Continued

Service Bulletin 1357: STC SA02019SE-D GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Com Software version 2.12, and GMA 35 ARC Database version 3.08 Part 23 AML STC Update

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA02019SE-D MDL Revision 9 Update COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE Provide notification of STC SA02019SE-D Master Drawing List revision 9 for the following software updates: GTN 6XX/7XX Com Software version 2.12 and GMA 35 ARC Database version 3.08.  COM Software Version 2.12 contains the following change from Version 2.11: COM Software Version 2.12 provides … Continued

Service Bulletin 1356: GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Software Upgrade to COM Software Version 2.12 and GMA 35 ARC Database Version 3.08

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization (see Approval section of SSB 1356 for details) COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GTN 6XX/7XX COM Software Version 2.12 and GMA 35 ARC DB Version 3.08. GTN 6XX/7XX COM Software Version 2.12 contains the following changes from Version 2.11: COM Software Version 2.12 provides improved squelch … Continued

Service Bulletin 1354: GTR 225/GNC 255 Software Upgrade to COM Software Version 2.12

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization (see Approval section of SSB 1354 for details) COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GTR 225/GNC 255 COM Software Version 2.12. COM Software Version 2.12 contains the following changes from Version 2.11: COM Software Version 2.12 provides improved squelch control over Version 2.11. It is helpful only … Continued

Service Bulletin 1334: G1000 0321.23 System Software Update for Diamond DA40/DA40F Aircraft

PRODUCT AFFECTED All G1000 WAAS-equipped Diamond DA40/DA40 F aircraft with system software version prior to 0321.23 (including the 0369.XX system software versions). COMPLIANCE Optional: STC Service Bulletin 1334 may be incorporated at the customer’s request. DESCRIPTION This Service Bulletin provides information required to update G1000-equipped Diamond DA40/DA40F aircraft to G1000 System Software Version 0321.23. PURPOSE … Continued

Service Bulletin 1349: STC SA02019SE-D GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Part 23 AML STC EASA validation (EASA STC 10037574)

COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE EASA STC 10037574 for installation of the GTN 6XX/7XX and GMA 35 in an approved list of aircraft has been revised to approve GTN main software version 4.10 and to add the following aircraft to the STC. This list of aircraft models reflects models added to the EASA STC AML and is … Continued

Service Bulletin 1329: STC SA01487SE-D approval for GDL 69/GDL 69A software version 4.02

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA01487SE-D MDL Revision N Update COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin provides notification of STC SA01487SE-D Master Data List revision N with GDL 69/69A software version 4.02. Refer to SSB1322 for more information on the updates made to the software. PRODUCTS AFFECTED The product affected is “GDL 69/69A installed in accordance with … Continued

Service Bulletin 1324: STC SA02119SE GDL 88 Equipment List Revision with Approved ADS-B Position Sources

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA02119SE MDL Revision 2 Update COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin provides notification of STC SA02119SE Master Drawing List Revision 2 with GDL 88 software version 2.01. This STC change allows ADS-B position source interface to new software versions of the GTN 6XX/7XX Touch Navigators and GNS 400W/500W Navigators. The following interfaces … Continued

Service Bulletin 1317: GPS 400W/GNC 420W/GNS 430W/GPS 500W/GNS 530W Series Units Software Upgrade to Main Software Version 5.03 and GPS Software Version 5.0

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization does not provide installation airworthiness approval. Separate installation airworthiness approval is required for type certified aircraft. Notification of revision to Garmin’s STC(s) will be provided under a separate service bulletin. COMPLIANCE Fixed Wing Aircraft installations: Recommended for all installations with GNS 400W/500W installed with Main software version 5.00 (non-warranty) Optional for all … Continued

Service Bulletin 1315: STC SA01933LA-D approval for GPS 400W/GNC 420W/GNS 430W/GPS 500W/GNS 530W Unit’s Software Upgrade to Main Software Version 5.03 and GPS Software 5.0

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA01933LA-D MDL Revision G Update COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin provides notification of STC SA01933LA-D Master Drawing List revision G and the following software update: GNS 400W/500W Series Main Software version 5.03 and GPS/WAAS Software version 5.0.  Approves the following additional interfaces: GTN crossfill (i.e. the sharing of user waypoints and transferring … Continued

Service Bulletin 1321: GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Software Upgrade to Software Version 4.10, COM Software Version 2.11, and GMA 35 Software Version 3.05

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 4.10. It also re-iterates the availability of GTN 6XX/7XX COM Software Version 2.11 and GMA 35 Software Version 3.05. GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 4.10 includes the capabilities and features that were incorporated into Software Version 4.00 … Continued

Service Bulletin 1320: STC SA02019SE-D GTN Main Software version 4.10, Com Software version 2.11, and GMA Software version 3.05 Part 23 AML STC Update

PRODUCTS AFFECTED Aircraft modified by STC SA02019SE-D MDL Rev. 7 for installation of GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/725/GTN 750 and GMA 35 equipment. COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Software Service Bulletin provides notification of STC SA02019SE-D Master Drawing List revision 7 for the following software updates: GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software version 4.10, Com Software version 2.11, and … Continued

Service Bulletin 1314: GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Software Upgrade Software Version 4.00, COM Software Version 2.11, and GMA 35 Software Version 3.05

COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 4.00 and COM Software Version 2.11, and GMA 35 Software Version 3.05. GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 4.00 adds a number of new capabilities and features to support Helicopters. It contains the following changes: Added helicopter configuration settings  Added helicopter features … Continued

Service Bulletin 1311: GTN 635, GTN 650, and GTN 750 Notification of Mod Level 2

COMPLIANCE Recommended for installations that need the GTN to be qualified to RTCA/DO-160F, Section 8, Category U, Curve G vibration (typically used for helicopters). Optional for all other installations. PURPOSE Mod Level 2 improves Com and Nav isolation for installations with limited room to space antennas, reducing the likelihood of GTN Com transmissions causing the squelch … Continued

Service Bulletin 1313: GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650 and GTN 725/GTN 750 Notification of Mod Level 3

COMPLIANCE Recommended for installations that need the GTN to be qualified to RTCA/DO-160F, Section 8, Category U, Curve G vibration (typically used for helicopters). Optional for all other installations PURPOSE Mod Level 3 configuration is necessary for GTN 625/635/650 and GTN 725/750 installations that need the GTN to be qualified to RTCA/DO-160F, Section 8, Category U, … Continued

Service Bulletin 1240: Software Version 7.02 available for GTX 23, GTX 33/GTX 33D w/ES, GTX 330/GTX 330D w/ES products

COMPLIANCE Optional: Software Service Bulletin 1240 may be incorporated at the customer’s request. PURPOSE Software Version 7.02 for GTX 23, GTX 33/33D w/ES, and GTX 330/330D w/ES products updates Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) function to TSO-C166b. PRODUCT AFFECTED All GTX 23 units and all GTX 33/33D w/ES (Extended Squitter) and GTX 330/330D w/ES … Continued

Service Bulletin 1306: Disabling G600 / GAD 43e DME configurations which utilize KN-63 parallel tuning

PRODUCTS AFFECTED G600 AML STC (SA02153LA-D) installations which utilize the GAD 43e interface to a Bendix/King KN-63 DME using parallel tuning (2X5, BCD, or SLIP formats). The affected interface is shown in the G600 AML STC Installation Manual, Figure F-43, Sheet 2. Only G600 AML STC installations in accordance with the G600 AML STC Installation Manual, … Continued

Service Bulletin 1305: STC #SA01456WI-D MDL Revision 9 Update

PRODUCT AFFECTED G1000-equipped Hawker Beechcraft King Air C90A/C90GT/C90GTi aircraft modified in accordance with STC # SA01456WI-D MDL Rev 6, Rev 7 or Rev 8. COMPLIANCE Recommended PURPOSE Service Bulletin 1305 provides instructions for incorporating improvements to the G1000 C90A/C90GT/C90GTi installation that are approved by MDL Rev 9. Improvements provided by MDL Rev 9 include a modification … Continued

Service Bulletin 1303: G500 AML STC update for GDU 620 Software Version 6.11, GRS 77 Software Version 3.03, and GDC 74 Software Version 3.09

COMPLIANCE Mandatory PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces an update to the G500 AML STC (SA02015SE-D) to include GDU 620 Software Version 6.11, GRS 77 AHRS Software Version 3.03, and GDC 74 ADC Software Version 3.09. PRODUCTS AFFECTED G500 systems installed in accordance with the G500 AML STC (SA02015SE-D). Download 1303

Service Bulletin 1236: GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Software Upgrade Software Version 3.00, COM Software Version 2.10, NAV Software Version 6.02, NAV FPGA Version 1.1, WAAS Software Version 5.0, and GMA 35 Software Version 2.20

COMPLIANCE Recommended PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 3.00, COM Software Version 2.10, NAV Software Version 6.02, NAV FPGA Version 1.1, WAAS Software Version 5.0, and GMA 35 Software Version 2.20. DESCRIPTION This software service bulletin describes the process for upgrading the GTN 6XX/7XX Series Unit’s Main Software to version … Continued

Service Bulletin 1237: GWX 70 Software Version 2.05 for Non-GX000 Integrated Flight Deck Installations Only

PRODUCT AFFECTED All GWX 70 Weather Radars with software version 2.00 and interfaced to a G500, G600, or GMX 200 are affected by this bulletin. The current GWX 70 software version can be viewed using the GWX 70 Install Tool (refer to the MODIFICATION INSTRUCTIONS section of this bulletin. COMPLIANCE Optional: Software Service Bulletin 1237 may be incorporated … Continued

Service Bulletin 1217: G1000 System Software Version 0985.06 for G1000-equipped Hawker Beechcraft King Air 200/300 Series

COMPLIANCE Optional: Software Service Bulletin 1217 may be incorporated at the customer’s request. PURPOSE G1000 System Software Version 0985.06 contains the following changes: Software update for the GRS 77 AHRS to version 3.03 for all models.  Adds configuration option for the BLR winglet STC for the model 300  Adds more ARINC labels for the FDR … Continued

Service Bulletin 1218: G1000 System Software Version 0636.03 and Optional Features Upgrade for G1000-equipped Hawker Beechcraft King Air C90A/C90GT

COMPLIANCE Optional: Software Service Bulletin 1218 may be incorporated at the customer’s request. PURPOSE G1000 System Software Version 0636.03 contains the following changes: Software updates for various improvements and new features: GDU v12.05, GIA v6.41, GRS v3.03, GMU v2.05, GDL69 v4.02, GDC v3.08, GMU v2.05, GSA v3.11 (with optional GSA 8X hardware only), and GMA v4.04  ESP … Continued

Service Bulletin 1225: GNS 400W / 500W Series Unit’s Software Upgrade to Main Software Version 5.00 and GPS Software 5.0

PRODUCTS AFFECTED GPS 400W, GNC 420W, GNS 430W, GPS 500W, and GNS 530W units with Software Version 4.01 or prior COMPLIANCE Fixed Wing Aircraft: Optional – users may install this software at their discretion, consistent with the previously noted regulatory approvals and is not warranty reimbursable.  Rotary Wing Aircraft with Garmin HTAWS previously installed: Mandatory – … Continued

Service Bulletin 1151: G1000 System Software Version 0985.05 and Optional Features Upgrade for G1000-equipped Hawker Beechcraft King Air 200/B200

COMPLIANCE Optional: For G1000-equipped Hawker Beechcraft King Air 200/B200 aircraft equipped with G1000 System Software Versions 0985.01, 0985.02 or 0985.03, Software Service Bulletin 1151 Rev B may be incorporated at the customer’s request. Mandatory: For G1000-equipped Hawker Beechcraft King Air 200/B200 aircraft equipped with G1000 System Software Versions 0985.04, Software Service Bulletin 1151 Rev B … Continued

Service Bulletin 1204: GMA 350/GMA 350H Software Version 2.11

COMPLIANCE Optional: Software Service Bulletin 1204 may be incorporated at the customer’s request. PURPOSE Software Version 2.11 for GMA 350/350H adds TelligenceTM Voice Command capability and improves intercom sidetone and COM TX sidetone audio quality. PRODUCT AFFECTED This bulletin is applicable to all GMA 350/350H units with Software Version 2.10 or previous software versions that … Continued

Service Bulletin 1304: GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Software Upgrade Software Version 3.01

COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 3.01. GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 3.01 adds ARINC 708 Weather Radar capability to the GTN 7XX. There are no other changes from GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 3.00. DESCRIPTION This software service bulletin describes the process for upgrading the … Continued

Service Bulletin 1153: Software Version 6.20 available for GTX 330/330D w/ES (Extended Squitter) products

COMPLIANCE Optional: Software Service Bulletin 1153 may be incorporated at the customer’s request. PURPOSE Software Version 6.20 for GTX 330/330D w/ES products (not applicable to GNS 480, G900X, G950, G1000, Cirrus Perspective®, or Embraer Prodigy™ installations) improves the quality of transmitted position information. PRODUCT AFFECTED Software Service Bulletin 1153 is applicable to GTX 330/330D w/ES … Continued

Service Bulletin 1145: G600 System’s Software Upgrade for GDU 620 Software Version 5.02, GRS 77 Software Version 3.02, and GDC 74 ADC Software Version 3.08

COMPLIANCE Mandatory PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GDU 620 Software Version 5.02, GRS 77 AHRS Software Version 3.02, and GDC 74 ADC Software Version 3.08, for use with G600 systems. GDU 620 Software Version 5.02 contains the following changes from version 5.01: Added support for S-TEC 1500/2100 autopilots (requires enablement card)  GRS … Continued

Service Bulletin 1120: GDL 69/GDL 69A Upgrade to Software Version 4.01

COMPLIANCE Recommended. It is recommended that the unit software be upgraded at the operator’s discretion. PURPOSE GDL 69 Series Software Version 4.01 for Satellite Datalink Receivers has received TSO approval.Note: “GDL 69 Series” includes both the GDL 69 and GDL 69A.GDL 69 Series Software Version 4.01 contains the following changes from 3.40: Corrected issue of … Continued

Service Bulletin 1126: GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Units with GTS 800/GTS 820/GTS 850 Traffic Systems

COMPLIANCE Recommended PURPOSE A GTN software-related issue with GTS 8xx Traffic Systems connected via High Speed Data Bus (HSDB) may cause the relative altitude of traffic targets displayed to be incorrect by a factor of four. For example, traffic targets that are 200 feet below may display as 800 feet below or traffic targets that are … Continued

Service Bulletin 1114: G500 Systems Software Upgrade for GDU 620 Software Version 5.01

COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GDU 620 Software Version 5.01 for use with G600 systems. DESCRIPTION The GDU 620 Software Version 5.01 contains the following changes from version 5.00: Added compatibility with GTN 6XX/7XX GPS/SBAS navigators  Added selected GPS source discrete output  Added DCFS 3 ARINC 429 output Download 1114

Service Bulletin 1115: G600 Systems Software Upgrade for GDU 620 Software Version 5.01

COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GDU 620 Software Version 5.01 for use with G600 systems. DESCRIPTION The GDU 620 Software Version 5.01 contains the following changes from version 5.00: Added compatibility with GTN 6XX/7XX GPS/SBAS navigators  Added selected GPS source discrete output  Added DCFS 3 ARINC 429 output Download 1115

Service Bulletin 1109: G500H System’s Software Upgrade for GDU 620 Software Version 5.00 and GRS 77 Software Version 3.51

COMPLIANCE Mandatory: For G500H installations that require connection to a GTS traffic system only. Refer to Service Bulletin 1049 for more information regarding this issue. Recommended: for all other installations. PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of LRU GDU 620 Software Version 5.00 and GRS 77 Software Version 3.51 for G500H. DESCRIPTION The GDU 620 … Continued

Service Bulletin 1104: GTS 800/GTS 820/GTS 850 TCAS/TAS Traffic System Upgrade to Software Version 2.02

COMPLIANCE Recommended. It is recommended that the unit software be upgraded at the operator’s discretion. PURPOSE GTS 8XX software versions 2.01 and earlier may cause the GTS 8XX to indicate a failure of the traffic advisory system in certain traffic conditions. For additional information refer to Service Advisory 1103.  PRODUCT AFFECTED All GTS 800 Series with … Continued

GTX 330, GTX 330D, GTX 33 and GTX 33D Mode S Transponder Software Update

Today, Garmin is providing a software update (v3.06) for its GTX 330, 330D, 33 and 33D Mode S transponders. The company has issued mandatory service bulletins, requiring aftermarket customers andOEMs to install the v3.06 software on these products. The v3.06 software update supersedes all previousupdates related to FAA Airworthiness Directive 2004-10-15, which addresses a potential air-to-air … Continued